We Have More Than 40 Years of Experience.
Blog
  1. Home >
  2. Blog

Fife Fife Miners Coal And Ironstone Genealogy

  • A Rambling Miner - Fife Pits
    A Rambling Miner - Fife Pits

    As he explains, Ironstone and coal miners have featured in the Sparling family over many generations. He was born and raised in South Glencraig, Fife, in the midst of coal mines and bings, his late father, David working in the Glencraig, Nellie and Seafield Collieries during his lifetime as a coal miner

  • Fife – Scottish Mining Villages
    Fife – Scottish Mining Villages

    Boreland, a collier village mostly in Dysart, but partly in Wemyss parish, Fife, adjacent to the North British railway, 1 1/4 mile N of Dysart town. It was founded about 1735. A public school, with accommodation for 84 children, had (1891) an average attendance of

  • GENUKI: Saline, Fife
    GENUKI: Saline, Fife

    Coal, limestone and ironstone abound. The chief employments are connected with coal and ironstone mining, and agriculture. The only work of a manufacturing nature is a rather extensive agricultural implement manufactory conducted by Barrowman & Co. ... Fife Family History Society have published a list of Saline Paupers 1845-1852 on the Records

  • How to Research Coal Mining Ancestors in the UK
    How to Research Coal Mining Ancestors in the UK

    Jan 29, 2020 This free 76-page PDF booklet explores coal and ironstone mining of Bradford, Yorkshire, in the 19th century, including a history on the mineral deposits of the area, methods for extracting coal and ironstone, the history of the ironworks and the location and names of mines in the Bradford area. ... Weardale Museum - Family History . Data from

  • John STRANG Dunfermline, Fife
    John STRANG Dunfermline, Fife

    Apr 14, 2005 John STRANG Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. I am looking for any information on the following families.Would love to share my information with anyone else willing to share. 1.JOHN1 STRANG was born Abt. 1829 in Ballingry, Fife, Scotland.He married MARION CAMPBELL 12 August 1854 in Balligry, Fife, Scotland.She was born Abt. 1833

  • Museums for Family Historians – Mining & Quarrying
    Museums for Family Historians – Mining & Quarrying

    Nov 11, 2021 The Scottish coalfield extends from Ayr on the west coast to Fife on the east. The most valuable seam lay in Lanarkshire, along with many seams of ironstone, and this coal was of vital importance in the iron smelting industry. The Lanarkshire coal fields are now becoming less productive although open-casting continues a viable source of coal

  • William Young Craig (1827 - 1924) - Genealogy
    William Young Craig (1827 - 1924) - Genealogy

    Genealogy profile for William Young Craig William Young Craig (1827 - 1924) - Genealogy Genealogy for William Young Craig (1827 - 1924) family tree on Geni, with over 225 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives

  • Perthshire, Scotland - genealogy heraldry and history
    Perthshire, Scotland - genealogy heraldry and history

    The minerals are chiefly coal, limestone, and ironstone. Coal has been wrought for ages at Culross, but, from the situation of the mines, they are comparatively unavailable for the supply of other districts. The Carse of Gowrie, and the country around Perth, obtain coal from Fife and the collieries of England, and the district of Monteith from

  • Crail, Fife, Scotland Genealogy • FamilySearch
    Crail, Fife, Scotland Genealogy • FamilySearch

    Source: The New Statistical Account of Scotland for Fife, Family History Library book 941 B4sa, 2nd series, vol. 9. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (pub. 1834-45) offers uniquely rich and detailed parish reports for the whole of Scotland, covering a vast range of topics including history, agriculture, education, trades, religion and

  • Industries - Iron - Scottish Mining Website
    Industries - Iron - Scottish Mining Website

    The number of ironstone miners in Scotland is about 13,000, and the largest quantity of ore put out in a year was 2,500,000 tons in 1857. The occupation of the ironstone miner differs little from that of the coal-miner, and the two occupy nearly the same position as regards wages, &c

  • Pit-C-4.Capledrae Colliery - Fife Pits
    Pit-C-4.Capledrae Colliery - Fife Pits

    The MINER'S SAFETY CAGE - a platform used for raising and lowering men, and likewise coals and ironstone from a shaft or pit - is an invention by Robert Aytoun, Esq., of Capledrae, himself an extensive coal owner, who has bestowed much time and money in bringing the cage to its present satisfactory state

  • Pit-K-4.Kinninmonth (Upper) Colliery - Fife Pits
    Pit-K-4.Kinninmonth (Upper) Colliery - Fife Pits

    new mining ventures in fife In the mining districts of Kinglassie, Cardenden, and Glencraig the outlook is improving considerably. Some few weeks ago the colliery known as Kinninmonth, near Kinglassie, which was started recently by the Fife Central Coal Company, was brought to a standstill, which left the miners and other workmen to shift for

  • Rise & Prog - Index - Scottish Mining Website
    Rise & Prog - Index - Scottish Mining Website

    Ironstone resources—Supplies for the works—Slaty ironstone— Extent—Probable supply—Hematite ore—Future prospects— Science in mining—Improvements—Our miners—Accidents— Inspector of mines' report for 1861 CHAPTER XIV

  • Walter MUIR, born Fife, died? (Fife)
    Walter MUIR, born Fife, died? (Fife)

    Aug 29, 2006 Birth: 1850 Dunfermline, Fife. Occupation: Coal miner-----7 M: James MUIR Birth: 1853 Dunfermline, Fife.-----8 F: Janet MUIR Birth: 1856 Dalgety, Fife Notes for William (Child 3) 1861 Census recs. Census Place: Dalgety, FIF. ... RootsChat.com is a totally free family history forum to help you. Advertise on RootsChat; RootsChat.com, Europa House

  • McBirnie/McBurney/McBurnie Bear Roots - Person Page
    McBirnie/McBurney/McBurnie Bear Roots - Person Page

    Jan 06, 2017 William (McBirney) McBurney was born on 10 April 1846 at Dalry, Ayr, Scotland. 1,2 He appeared on the census of 31 March 1851 in the household of William (McBirney) (McBurney) McBirnie and Mary Scott at Blair Tilework, Parish of Beath, Fife, Scotland. 3 William (McBirney) McBurney was a fire brick maker. He appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in

  • JELLYHILL FARM - RootsChat.com Free Family History Forum
    JELLYHILL FARM - RootsChat.com Free Family History Forum

    Feb 07, 2006 Hello ron_dem, They are not at Jellyhill between 1881 and 1901 so they must have moved there between 1901 and 1906 when Mary Margaret was born. In 1901, they lived at Brown's Land, Bishopbriggs, Cadder - Jellyhill was also Bishopbriggs. Milson Davies (with the E), aged 40, married, an Ironstone Miner born in Gloucestershire, England living with

  • GENUKI: Cameron, Fife
    GENUKI: Cameron, Fife

    There is a bed of black-band ironstone at Winthank which has been worked by a Newcastle company for a number of years. ... Coal is also worked in the parish, as also is lime. In addition to the parish church, there is a UP Church at Lathones. ... Copies of this index are held by the Fife libraries and the Family History Societies. Fife Deaths

  • Welcome aboard Fife’s new mobile libraries - OnFife
    Welcome aboard Fife’s new mobile libraries - OnFife

    Dec 08, 2021 Convener of Fife Council’s Community and Housing Services sub committee Cllr Judy Hamilton said: “It’s a great pleasure to welcome this 280,000 investment by Fife Council in two new mobile libraries, operated by OnFife on our behalf. “I met with OnFife to see and launch the new libraries that will replace the older vehicle

  • Beath parish records - Genealogy and Family History in
    Beath parish records - Genealogy and Family History in

    Beath records. Lookup searches – Access records in Scottish archives for ancestors in this parish (e.g. Kirk Session Records). Available from 1 a name a year. Poor Law appeals – Indexed Poor Law appeals with the option to order images of records. Asylum records – Index to the General Register of Lunatics in Asylums

  • Fife Genealogy
    Fife Genealogy

    Fife Mining Industry Memorial Book index of names of those who lost their lives in Fife mining industry Fife Parish and Probate Records 130,300 records including baptisms/christenings, burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills. Fife Pits - Fife's Coal Mining History Fife Surnames List Forgan Parish - 1855

  • Coal Country: The stories behind Fife's lost mines and the
    Coal Country: The stories behind Fife's lost mines and the

    May 13, 2021 The flooding of the Longannet complex in Fife brought centuries of mining to an end in 2002. A new book is now looking back at Scotland’s lost coal mines and tells the stories of the miners and

  • Lochgelly – The Fife Post………..for genealogy and historical
    Lochgelly – The Fife Post………..for genealogy and historical

    Lochgelly grew from a village into a thriving coal-mining town in the second half of the nineteenth century. It became a Police Burgh in 1876. The quartered arms show (1) three black lozenges for coal and the coal mining industry; (2) three features from the arms of the Earls of Minto, who formerly owned Lochgelly House, and whose ancestor, Sir

  • John Hunter : Family tree by Kathy DUNN (etakathyaolco
    John Hunter : Family tree by Kathy DUNN (etakathyaolco

    Born 25 September 1826 - Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom Deceased 2 October 1888 - Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom,aged 62

  • Roots Routes — Travel into your past
    Roots Routes — Travel into your past

    It passed through many hands and was sold by David Adams to the Fife Coal Company in 1887. The Engine Pit had already been sunk and had the deepest shaft in Fife. Mining Disaster On 15 February 1901, 7 miners died in Engine Pit, leaving 6 widows and 34 fatherless children. The ‘white damp’ or carbon monoxide seemed to have arisen

  • Fife opencast coal mine to be reforested to create home
    Fife opencast coal mine to be reforested to create home

    Dec 23, 2021 Fife opencast coal mine to be reforested to create home for rare amphibians Newts are being given a helping hand this winter on a former opencast coal mine near Oakley, thanks to work to build

  • Your Family Tree - OnFife
    Your Family Tree - OnFife

    Fife Family History Society. Remember too that the ON at Fife Archives holds many records of interest to the family historian. The Archives service looks after documents covering the last 500 years of Fife history. This includes the minute books of Fife Council and records of the other official bodies that have been maintaining roads and

  • Alexander Spence : Family tree by Kathy DUNN
    Alexander Spence : Family tree by Kathy DUNN

    Spouses, children and grandchildren. Married 25 May 1860, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, to Isabella Meldrum Gowie, born 3 February 1842 - Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, deceased after 1890 (Parents : John Gowie ca 1812-1890 & Christian Meldrum 1811-1877) with. Christina Spence ca 1861- Married 7 February 1890, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

  • 1842 Commission - Scottish Mining Website
    1842 Commission - Scottish Mining Website

    Children's Employment Commission 1842. Click here to view the text of the subsequent 1842 Act to prohibit the Employment of Women and Girls in Mines and Collieries, to regulate the Employment of Boys, and make Provisions for the Safety of Persons working therein.. See also Petitions By Colliers 1842-1843 - collections of petitions by colliers asking for repeal or

  • LEES Scotland to Canada
    LEES Scotland to Canada

    Nov 01, 2002 1851 Census: 20 Atkinson Street, New Monkland Parish, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland working as a Ironstone Miner Married: in New Monkland Parish, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland Jun 17 1853 to Elizabeth McFARLANE 1861 Census: 26 Drove Lane, Bathgate, Armadale Village, West Lothian Scotland working as a Coal Miner